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Test Engineer

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
The Company
Following investment my client is looking to redevelop their main business system. Bringing the development and support in-house they are planning to take advantage of an excellent, modern tech stack using AWS, serverless, Javascript, Lambda, APIs etc building an internal team who'll be responsible for the ongoing support and development of new features, building a production environment and CI/CD pipelines.

The Role
The QA/Test Engineer is responsible for the automated testing infrastructure surrounding the production application software in the cloud environments. They are expected to lead on implementing test systems, processes and practice; and provide significant input into application security, scalability and performance.

Key accountabilities:
  • Implementing and running automated testing as an integral part of the CI/CD deployment pipeline
  • Advocate for QA best practice and lead initiatives to improve testing processes
  • Initiate usage of a range of tools to support testing of all kinds
  • Co-ordinating with product and development teams to ensure user stories and acceptance criteria are
  • Supporting Application Engineers in troubleshooting issues
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Collaborate with other team members in making architectural decisions? for performance and security considerations
  • Identifying, analysing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
  • Stay up to date with QA technologies and techniques

The Person
  • Significant experience testing production web applications in AWS and/or GCP in a similar role
  • Familiarity with serverless and containerised application architectures
  • Experience of CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of Agile software development processes
  • Testing tools and services e.g. Cucumber, Gherkin, Jasmine, WebDriver, Jenkins, REST libraries
  • Working within a DevOps environment

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  • Job Reference: 379177391-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Nigel Wright
    Nigel Wright
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent